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    Quote Originally Posted by Graelin View Post
    A couple of photos with motorcycles last night Jacobs Well



    Tonight on Mt Tamborine.
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    I rode past the Bourke sign on Friday, was going to get a pic but couldn't stop as it was raining and it looked a bit soft on the dirt.
    resting up at Cooktown tonight.
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    A long climb up the mountain through rain forrests. The road damaged by cyclone so lot of work being done.





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    Just managed to get my hands on a very basic camper trailer. Unfortunately it'll have to live on the verge out the front, can anyone recommend some options for securing it? I did a brief bit of looking around at hitch clamps, wheel clamps, chains....any preference? I realise someone with enough time and will can get through pretty much anything but I need something to prevent a random just hooking up and driving off with it!! Our neighbours are pretty aware and it'll be highly visible!

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    Leave it with the wheels off on block and take the hitch off. Thieves will think someone beat them too it...
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    Quote Originally Posted by moshriff View Post
    Just managed to get my hands on a very basic camper trailer. Unfortunately it'll have to live on the verge out the front, can anyone recommend some options for securing it? I did a brief bit of looking around at hitch clamps, wheel clamps, chains....any preference? I realise someone with enough time and will can get through pretty much anything but I need something to prevent a random just hooking up and driving off with it!! Our neighbours are pretty aware and it'll be highly visible!
    Just be aware the council may have issues with it being parked there all the time if it's on the verge
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    if I have to leave mine out I take a wheel off and lock the hitch

    cheapo glass breakage detector/window alarm set up to go off if moved will provide a bit of noise

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    Park the car out the front and leave the trailer in the garage?
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    Why be a cunt about it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Commander Keen View Post
    Park the car out the front and leave the trailer in the garage?
    Sacrilege!! Maybe a high tensile length of chain and one of these: https://www.bunnings.com.au/lockwood...dlock_p4211084 would suffice?

    Or even one of these: https://www.bunnings.com.au/master-l...-lock_p4211289 ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by moshriff View Post
    Sacrilege!! Maybe a high tensile length of chain and one of these: https://www.bunnings.com.au/lockwood...dlock_p4211084 would suffice?

    Or even one of these: https://www.bunnings.com.au/master-l...-lock_p4211289 ?
    Wire it to overhead power lines
    DNA would tell who tried to take it......

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    We have left the Gold Coast and travelled through To Rathdownie. Three days here after just initially stopping for lunch. A thunderstorm Friday saw us decide against the Mt Lindsay Road.

    Lovely camp ground and national park to visit with mountains and cliffs.

    Driving through a National Park. Mt Barney Road area.




    This little fellow was over inquisitive. We had a bit of a territorial battle going on.


    The sales people for solar power had me thinking $3,000 dollars handed over and all would be sweet.

    My mate decides lets do some wiring to the car and van a couple of Anderson Plugs and a Second hand $50 solar panel. So far it has kept us in business.
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    Mt Lindesay Road

    Wow what a road, climbing with tight turns the surface quite bumpy. I was just finishing this sentence, " I would love to have my bike on this road" when a roaring engine with impeccable timing shot past us. I said to Mrs Lin he is struggling with this corner. The road turned to wet approaching a tight right hander and throw in two pot holes plus a suddenly wet surface. The rider braking as hard as he could before finally committing late. The two pot holes bucked the rear wheel off line. The rider just made it through the corner and was soon disappearing as he enjoyed the ride.

    I stopped at the NSW border and the motorcyclist called out "Hi". I replied and he said "
    That was a bit of a stupid thing to have done!" "I got caught out with the water on the road just there and scrubbing in a new front tyre". "Yes, I had said to my wife you were in a bit of trouble."

    Ross the rider possibly a bit older than me struck up conversation, Racing RD350s, riding Suzuki Titans etc. He regularly road the road wearing out his foot pegs but not in the wet. Gave great advice on roads to take. Then all to soon I looked down at the caravan and saw that look. Yes time to come here and drive again. I bid Ross goodbye. I could have spent so much time with Ross tho.



    The square lights shine to side to light up corners the other for straight ahead.
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